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S.L. Abbott S.L. Abbott
Full Name: Shirley L. Abbott
Date of birth: July 23, 1924
Date of death: April 23, 2013

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 71 Dec 15, 1977 - Jan 9, 1979 65th (1) (2) (3)   Republican El Paso / El Paso   Culberson, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Presidio

(1) Sworn 12/15/1977. Oaths of Office.
(2) Shirley L. Abbott, in special election 12/3/1977, sworn 12/15/1977, succeeded James J. Kaster, Jr., resigned 9/1/1977. Abbott served 65th 2nd Called Session only. Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
(3) Special election 11/8/1977, runoff 12/3/1977. Texas Secretary of State - Election Dates Including Special Elections, 1966-2001.
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Selected Newspaper articles
Other Resources
  • "Former U.S. Ambassador Shirley L. Abbott of El Paso dies at 88," 4/25/2013. El Paso Times.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. S.L. Abbott, 65th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 65th session composite photo of House members (Ground floor corridor, south wall. GW.L1). State Preservation Board.
  • Committee Informationtop
    65th R.S. - 1977
    Regions, Compacts, and Districts  
    State Affairs  
    State Affairs Subcommittee on Indian Affairs  

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